Our Archive

Preserving the FUTUREOur Archive

rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Every year, the Protein Research Foundation hosts the Canola Yield competition, where canola producers in the Swartland and Southern Cape regions are challenged and recognised for the highest crop yield. Two canola producers, who are also SOILL suppliers, performed incredibly well in the 2018 competition. Melt van der Westhuizen from the Klipheuwel farm in Mooreesburg […]

Read more

Consumers and governments around the world are increasingly turning to biofuels as a clean, sustainable fuel source that can help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation fuel. The use of canola biodiesel is already on an upward trend in Canada and Europe, and scientists and governments are quickly seeing the benefits of making use […]

Read more

Did you know biofuels aren’t new? In fact, biofuels have been around as long as cars have. At the start of the 20th century, Henry Ford planned to fuel his Model Ts with ethanol, and early diesel engines were shown to run on peanut oil. In South Africa, biodiesel was considered, particularly by the agricultural […]

Read more

The canola oil spill So why the big hype around limiting fats in the diet and what is its link to cardiovascular disease? What role does Canola oil play in the diet, is it a healthy fat and more importantly, is it safe for us to include in the diet? You might have a few […]

Read more

FOLLOW US